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Cultural Proficiency Workshops for Education

Workshops, Courses, and Keynote Topics

  • Teacher and Leadership Training in Cultural Proficiency

  • Addressing and Interrupting Racial Microaggressions

  • Strategies for Having Conversations about Race and Ethnicity

  • How to Talk to Young Children about Race and Culture

  • Best Practices for Having Difficult Conversations

  • How to Supervise and Coach Staff Around Cultural Proficiency

  • Implicit Bias and Hiring

  • Techniques in Addressing Personal Bias While Defining Your Authentic Self

  • Establishing Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committees

  • Cultural Proficiency Training for School Committees

  • Carry the Amour of Bad Attitudes as a Response to Racial Micro-Aggressions:

    • As educators, we must understand the impact racial microaggressions have on girls of color as they struggle to form their intellectual identities. All too often, their reactions to racial microaggressions require disciplinary interventions. Teachers must understand the connection between students' struggle for identity affirmations and disruptive and disrespectful behavior.

  • Eight-hour Foundational Course for Special Educators: This foundational eight-hour course is designed specifically for special educators. Special educators are uniquely positioned to influence and inform educators how implicit bias may affect their thinking when bringing students forth for a cast to the Child Study Team meeting. This course is designed to help special educators develop a practical teaching framework of culturally responsive teaching, as is often most needed when developing a response to intervention.

  • Coaching for Administrative Leaders:                      

  • These sessions are specifically designed for educational leaders who have completed the 10-hour foundational course. Each coaching session is designed with three goals in mind. First, the session will be structured in a way in such a way that leaders will have an opportunity to practice some of the skills gained in the 10-hour foundational course. Secondly, the session will allow for leaders to share current problems of practice, raise questions in real-time, and gain perspective and support from their colleagues and the meeting facilitator. Lastly, the session will offer a small takeaway activity that is designed to be duplicated and implemented by the participants. The purpose of each activity is to help the leader begin to build a climate that supports cultural proficiency within their school.

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